IPL Auction 2021: 292 players shortlisted for the upcoming season
TOP 5 BUYS IN VIVO IPL AUCTION 2021
Out of 292 shortly after shortlisted players, 164 were Indians that got on for IPL Auction 2021 in Chennai. Originally, a total number of 1097 players were enlisted. Later, the list was pruned with the interest of franchises.
The costliest player of this IPL Season is #ChrisMorris. Further, our Indian player, #KrishnappaGowtham (CSK) became the costliest Indian uncapped player during the auction. Surprisingly, big players like Aaron Finch and Jason Roy became unsold participants in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 contract.
The top-five buys of IPL Aauction 2021
1. Chris Morris - Rs. 16.25 crore (RR)
2. Kyle Jameison - Rs. 15 crores (RCB)
3. Glenn Maxwell - Rs. 14.25 crore (RCB)
4. Jhye Richardson - Rs. 14 crores (PBSK)
5. K. Gowtham - Rs. 9.25 crore (CSK)
In addition to the auction, #KingsXIPunjab will be known as Punjab Kings as they have renamed the team title.
To summarise, many players have attracted the highest bids while many left unsold. The season of IPL will prove if their spent is worth it. The debate between the franchise & choices remains unsettled.